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Jonas, Hans
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(May 10, 1903, Mönchengladbach – Feb 5, 1993, New York) studied with E. Husserl, M. Heidegger, and R. Bultmann. His dissertation was on “Augustin und der paulinische Freiheitsgedanke” [1930, Augustine and the pauline notion of freedom]. Jonas emigrated to London in 1933, and two years later to Palestine. He taught in Jerusalem (1946–1948), as professor in Montreal and Ottawa (1949–1950), and in New York (1955–1976). His book Gnosis und spätantiker Geist (vol. I, 1934; vol. II/1, 1954; vol. II/2, 1993; ET: Gnostic Religion: The Message of the Alien God and the …

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Figal, Günter, “Jonas, Hans”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_10958>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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